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March 20 9.31am: Solar Eclipse – best viewpoints in East Kent

The solar eclipse will take place on Friday, March 20
The solar eclipse will take place on Friday, March 20

Europe is set to experience its biggest solar eclipse in 15 years later this month, we thought we would create a list of some of the best spots you can watch it happen in East Kent.

Experts have predicted that the moon will block the sun’s rays for almost two hours on the morning of Friday,¬†March 20. The maximum eclipse, when the moon is closest to the sun, is set to take place at 9.31am.

So here are some of the best spots to watch it:

  • Whitstable seafront
  • Tankerton Slopes
  • Monkton Nature Reserve, Thanet
  • High Halden in Ashford
  • Woodchurch, Ashford
  • Dungeness, Romney Marsh
  • Oare Marshes in Faversham
  • Herne Bay seafront
  • The top of Tyler hill at the University of Kent, looking down over the city of Canterbury

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